[LEAPSECS] Bob Nelson
Clive D.W. Feather
clive at davros.org
Fri Dec 31 07:39:04 EST 2010
Poul-Henning Kamp said:
>> I hesitate to accuse Bob of slander,
If it was written, then it's libel, not slander.
> In general truth is an affirmative defense against an accusation
> of libel or slander,
Not in all countries or circumstances.
In UK libel law (and those derived from it, like Australian), justification
is a defence. Truth is often, but not always, justification.
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